CN107683552A - Multiple Cable Disconnect - Google Patents

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CN107683552A
CN107683552A CN201680037864.8A CN201680037864A CN107683552A CN 107683552 A CN107683552 A CN 107683552A CN 201680037864 A CN201680037864 A CN 201680037864A CN 107683552 A CN107683552 A CN 107683552A
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    • H01R4/00Electrically-conductive connections between two or more conductive members in direct contact, i.e. touching one another; Means for effecting or maintaining such contact; Electrically-conductive connections having two or more spaced connecting locations for conductors and using contact members penetrating insulation
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    • H01R4/4827Clamped connections, spring connections utilising a spring, clip, or other resilient member using a leaf spring adapted for axial insertion of a wire end with an opening in the housing for insertion of a release tool
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
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Abstract

A multiple cable disconnect (120) includes a housing (140) having a separable mating end (142) and a wire terminating end (144) configured to receive wires (114) of power cables (110). The housing hasa plurality of terminal chambers (174) with terminals (150) therein. The terminals each have a base (200), a mating contact (202) extending from the base and a wire contact (204) extending from the base. The mating contact has a mating pad (206) defining a separable mating interface (208) for the terminal for mating with a corresponding mating terminal of the mating connector. The wire contact has plural wire interfaces (212) for mating with plural wires such that plural wires are configured to be terminated to and commoned with each terminal. Wire retention springs (220) are received in thehousing each having at least one spring arm (224) defining a wire trap (292) with the corresponding wire contact. The spring arms are releasable to release the wires from the housing.

Description

多芯电缆断接器发明领域 Multi-core cable disconnection Field of the Invention

[0001] 本文主题一般地涉及多芯电缆断接器。 [0001] The subject matter herein relates generally to multi-core cables disconnector.

[0002] 发明背景 [0002] Background of the Invention

[0003] 电气系统、诸如照明系统使用电力电缆来互连系统中的各种电气部件,诸如将电源连接到LED驱动器。 [0003] Electrical systems, lighting systems such as power cables used to interconnect various electrical components in the system, such as the power supply is connected to the LED driver. 一些系统需要对多个部件、诸如多个LED驱动器供电。 Some systems require a plurality of components, such as a plurality of LED drivers power. 例如,在街道照明灯具中,提供有多个LED阵列以供给所需的照明。 For example, in street lighting lamps, provided with a plurality of LED arrays to supply the desired lighting. 各LED阵列通过相应的LED驱动器控制。 Each LED array is controlled by the corresponding LED drivers. 各LED驱动器需要单独地连接到电源。 Each LED drivers requires a separate power supply connected to the. 典型地,来自电源的市电输入从3导线电缆分开,并使用诸如接线螺帽之类的接线部件分支到每一LED驱动器。 Typically, the electrical power from the mains input cables from three separate wires, using the wiring member such as wire nuts or the like to each branch of the LED driver. 当用接线螺帽将多个分支电缆连接到市电输入时,出现困难。 When a plurality of branch cable connecting the mains to the input wire nuts, difficulties. 例如,一个或多个导线可能端接不正确,导致与该导线关联的LED驱动器故障。 For example, one or more wires may be terminated to the incorrect LED drive failure associated with the wire. 使用接线螺帽的端接会是费时且笨重的。 Use wire nuts termination would be time-consuming and cumbersome. 另外,当一个LK)驱动器故障时并需要替换时,不可能简单地去除该一个LED驱动器及关联的电缆。 In addition, when a LK) drive failure and needs to be replaced, one can not simply remove the LED driver and associated cables. 相反,需要将全部的导线从接线螺帽脱开。 On the contrary, all the wires need to be disconnected from the wire nuts.

[0004]要解决的问题是需要一种多芯电缆断接器解决方案,其允许共联多个电力电缆中的导线,并允许所述导线从其中可释放以进行返工。 [0004] The problem to be solved is a need for a multi-core cable disconnection solutions, which allow the common power cable with a plurality of wires, and allowing the wire from which the releasable for rework. 发明概要 SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

[0005] 通过一种多芯电缆断接器提供所述解决方案,该多芯电缆断接器包括壳体,所述壳体具有可分离的配合端和导线端接端,可分离的所述配合端用于与配合连接器配合,并且所述导线端接端构造成接收电力电缆的导线。 [0005] The solution provided by means of a multi-core cable disconnection, a disconnection of the multi-core cable comprises a housing having a detachable mating end and the wire terminating ends, said separable mating end for mating with the mating connector, and the wire terminating end configured to receive a power cable conductor. 所述壳体具有多个端子室。 Said housing having a plurality of terminal chambers. 端子被接收在相应的端子室中。 Terminals are received in the corresponding terminal chambers. 端子各具有基部、从基部延伸的配合触头和从基部延伸的导线触头。 Each terminal has a base, with the contacts extending from the base and extending from the base lead contact. 所述配合触头具有配合焊盘,所述配合焊盘限定所述端子的可分离的配合接口,所述配合接口用于与所述配合连接器的相应的配合端子配合。 The mating contacts having a mating pad, the mating terminal of the mating interface pad defining separable, the respective mating terminal of a mating interface for mating with the mating connector. 导线触头具有用于与多个导线配合的多个导线接口,使得多个导线构造成被端接到各端子且与各端子共联。 A plurality of wires having a wire contact interfaces with a plurality of wires, so that the plurality of conductors is configured to be connected to each terminal end and each of the terminals were linked. 导线固位弹簧被接收在所述壳体中,所述导线固位弹簧各自具有至少一个弹簧臂,所述至少一个弹簧臂与相应的导线触头限定导线卡座。 Wire retaining spring is received in said housing, each said wire retaining spring has at least one spring arm, the at least one spring arm defining the respective lead wire contact deck. 弹簧臂能够释放,以将导线从壳体释放。 Spring arms can be released so as to release the wire from the housing.

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[0006] 现在将参考附图举例描述本发明,在图中: [0006] Reference will now be described with drawings illustrate the present invention, in the drawings:

[0007] 图1示出了根据示例性实施例形成的电气系统。 [0007] FIG. 1 shows an electrical system formed in accordance with an exemplary embodiment.

[0008] 图2示出了电气系统,其中示出多芯电缆断接器被联接在一起。 [0008] FIG. 2 shows an electrical system, wherein the multi-core cable shown is disconnect coupled together.

[0009]图3示出了电气系统,其中示出多芯电缆断接器准备用于配合。 [0009] FIG 3 shows an electrical system, wherein the multi-core cable shown disconnector ready for mating.

[0010]图4是根据一示例性实施例的多芯电缆断接器之一的分解图。 [0010] FIG. 4 is an exploded broken view of one of multiple core cable connector in accordance with an exemplary embodiment.

[0011]图5是电气系统的电缆连接器组件的一部分的横截面图,其示出了多芯电缆断接器被联接在一起。 [0011] FIG. 5 is a cross-sectional view of a portion of the cable connector assembly of the electrical system, which illustrates a multi-core cable is disconnected coupled together.

[0012]图6是处于组装状态的多芯电缆断接器的后透视图。 After the multi-core cable [0012] FIG 6 is an assembled state a perspective view of the disconnector.

[0013]图7是多芯电缆断接器的一部分的局部横截面图,示出了导线伸入到多芯电缆断接器中。 [0013] FIG. 7 is a partial cross-sectional view of a portion of the multi-core cable disconnectors, showing a multi-core cable wire extending into the disconnector.

[0014] 图8是多芯电缆断接器的一部分的局部横截面图,示出了导线被端接到多芯电缆断接器。 [0014] FIG. 8 is a partial cross-sectional view of a portion of the multi-core cable disconnectors, showing a wire to be terminated to a multi-core cable disconnector.

[0015] 图9是多芯电缆断接器的一部分的局部横截面图,示出了导线从多芯电缆断接器释放。 [0015] FIG. 9 is a partial cross-sectional view of a portion of the multi-core cable disconnectors, showing a multi-core cable wire is released from the disconnector.

[0016] 图10示出了根据示例性实施例形成的电气系统,其中示出该电气系统的部件准备用于配合。 [0016] FIG. 10 shows an electrical system formed in accordance with an exemplary embodiment, showing the electrical system components ready for fitting.

[0017] 图11示出了图10所示的电气系统,其中示出了被配合的部件。 [0017] FIG. 11 illustrates the electrical system shown in FIG. 10, which illustrates the mating member.

具体实施方式 Detailed ways

[0018] 在一个实施例中,提供了多芯电缆断接器,其包括壳体,所述壳体具有可分离的配合端和导线端接端,所述可分离的配合端用于与配合连接器配合,而所述导线端接端构造成接收电力电缆的导线。 [0018] In one embodiment, a multi-core cable disconnection, comprising a housing having a detachable mating end and the wire terminating end, a mating end for mating with the separable connector fitting, and said conductor receiving end of the power cable wire termination configured. 所述壳体具有多个端子室。 Said housing having a plurality of terminal chambers. 端子被接收在相应的端子室中。 Terminals are received in the corresponding terminal chambers. 端子各具有基部,从基部延伸的配合触头和从基部延伸的导线触头。 Each terminal has a base, with the contacts extending from the base and extending from the base lead contact. 所述配合触头具有配合焊盘, 所述配合焊盘限定所述端子的可分离的配合接口,所述配合接口用于与所述配合连接器的相应的配合端子配合。 The mating contacts having a mating pad, the mating terminal of the mating interface pad defining separable, the respective mating terminal of a mating interface for mating with the mating connector. 导线触头具有用于与多个导线配合的多个导线接口,使得多个导线构造成被端接到各端子且与各端子共联。 A plurality of wires having a wire contact interfaces with a plurality of wires, so that the plurality of conductors is configured to be connected to each terminal end and each of the terminals were linked. 导线固位弹簧被接收在所述壳体中,所述导线固位弹簧各自具有至少一个弹簧臂,所述弹簧臂与相应的导线触头限定导线卡座。 Wire retaining spring is received in said housing, each said wire retaining spring has at least one spring arm, the spring arms defining the respective lead wire contact deck. 弹簧臂能释放,以将导线从壳体释放。 The spring arm is released to release the wire from the housing.

[0019] 在另一实施例中,提供了电缆连接器组件,其具有电连接在一起的第一和第二多芯电缆断接器。 [0019] In another embodiment, a cable connector assembly having first and second multi-core electrical cable disconnection connected together. 第一和第二多芯电缆断接器是相同的且无极性(hermaphroditic)的,并且在联接在一起时相对于彼此反转180°。 First and second multi-core cable is disconnected and the same non-polar (Hermaphroditic), and coupled together at 180 ° inverted with respect to each other. 第一和第二多芯电缆断接器各自包括壳体,所述壳体具有:可分离的配合端,其用于与配合连接器配合;和导线端接端,其构造成接收电力电缆的导线。 The first and second multi-core cables each comprising a disconnector housing, the housing having: separable mating end for mating with the mating connector; and a wire terminating end, which is configured to receive a power cable wire. 所述壳体具有多个端子室。 Said housing having a plurality of terminal chambers. 端子被接收在相应的端子室中。 Terminals are received in the corresponding terminal chambers. 端子各具有基部,从基部延伸的配合触头和从基部延伸的导线触头。 Each terminal has a base, with the contacts extending from the base and extending from the base lead contact. 所述配合触头具有配合焊盘,所述配合焊盘限定所述端子的可分离的配合接口,所述配合接口用于与所述配合连接器的相应的配合端子配合。 The mating contacts having a mating pad, the mating terminal of the mating interface pad defining separable, the respective mating terminal of a mating interface for mating with the mating connector. 导线触头具有用于与多个导线配合的多个导线接口,使得多个导线构造成被端接到各端子且与各端子共联。 A plurality of wires having a wire contact interfaces with a plurality of wires, so that the plurality of conductors is configured to be connected to each terminal end and each of the terminals were linked. 导线固位弹簧被接收在所述壳体中,所述导线固位弹簧各自具有至少一个弹簧臂,所述弹簧臂与相应的导线触头限定导线卡座。 Wire retaining spring is received in said housing, each said wire retaining spring has at least one spring arm, the spring arms defining the respective lead wire contact deck. 弹簧臂能释放,以将导线从壳体释放。 The spring arm is released to release the wire from the housing.

[0020] 在另一实施例中,提供有照明系统,该照明系统包括具有多个LED阵列的灯组件, 各LED阵列通过相应的LED驱动器供电,所述相应的LED驱动器具有从其延伸的关联的电力电缆。 [0020] In another embodiment, there is provided a lighting system, the lighting system includes a lamp assembly having a plurality of LED arrays, LED arrays by respective power LED driver, the LED driver having respective associated extending therefrom power cable. 照明系统包括对电力电缆供电的电缆连接器组件。 The illumination system includes a cable connector assembly of the power supply cable. 电缆连接器组件包括第一和第二多芯电缆断接器。 Cable connector assembly includes a first and a second multi-conductor cable is disconnected. 多个电力电缆端接到第一多芯电缆断接器。 A first plurality of power cables to the end of the multi-core cable disconnector. 第一多芯电缆断接器包括壳体,所述壳体具有:可分离的配合端,其用于与配合连接器配合;和导线端接端,其构造成接收电力电缆的导线。 A first multi-core cable comprises a disconnector housing, the housing having: separable mating end for mating with the mating connector; and a wire terminating end, which is configured to receive power cable wire. 所述壳体具有多个端子室。 Said housing having a plurality of terminal chambers. 端子被接收在相应的端子室中。 Terminals are received in the corresponding terminal chambers. 端子各具有基部,从基部延伸的配合触头和从基部延伸的导线触头。 Each terminal has a base, with the contacts extending from the base and extending from the base lead contact. 所述配合触头具有配合焊盘,所述配合焊盘限定所述端子的可分离的配合接口,所述配合接口用于与所述配合连接器的相应的配合端子配合。 The mating contacts having a mating pad, the mating terminal of the mating interface pad defining separable, the respective mating terminal of a mating interface for mating with the mating connector. 导线触头具有用于与多个导线配合的多个导线接口,使得多个导线构造成被端接到各端子且与各端子共联。 A plurality of wires having a wire contact interfaces with a plurality of wires, so that the plurality of conductors is configured to be connected to each terminal end and each of the terminals were linked. 导线固位弹簧被接收在所述壳体中,所述导线固位弹簧各自具有至少一个弹簧臂,所述弹簧臂与相应的导线触头限定导线卡座。 Wire retaining spring is received in said housing, each said wire retaining spring has at least one spring arm, the spring arms defining the respective lead wire contact deck. 弹簧臂能释放, 以将导线从壳体释放。 The spring arm is released to release the wire from the housing. 第二多芯电缆断接器与第一多芯电缆断接器相同。 The second multi-core cable disconnection with the first multicore cable disconnector same. 第二多芯电缆断接器联接到第一多芯电缆断接器。 The second multi-core cable is coupled to a first disconnect the multi-core cable disconnector. 第二多芯电缆断接器构造成具有电源电缆,所述电源电缆对第二多芯电缆断接器的端子供电,以在第二多芯电缆断接器的端子和第一多芯电缆断接器的端子之间的可分离的接口处,对第一多芯电缆断接器的端子在电气上供电。 The second multi-core cable is configured to have disconnected the power cable, the power cable to the power supply terminal of the second multi-conductor cable is disconnected, the multi-core cable to the second disconnector and a first terminal of the multi-core cable break a separable interface between the connector terminals, the first terminal of the multi-core power supply cable is disconnected electrically.

[0021]图1示出了根据示例性实施例形成的电气系统100。 [0021] FIG. 1 shows an electrical system formed in accordance with an exemplary embodiment 100. 电气系统100包括用以电连接一个或多个电气部件1〇4、106的电缆连接器组件102。 The electrical system 100 includes an electrical connection to one or more electrical components of the cable connector assembly 102 1〇4,106. 在一示例性实施例中,电缆连接器组件102被用以使用电力电缆110、112将一个或多个电气部件104与一个或多个电气部件106 连接。 In an exemplary embodiment, the cable connector assembly 102 is used for a power cable 110, one or more electrical components 104 to one or more electrical components 106. 电缆连接器组件102包括用以将电力电缆110和电力电缆112电连接的多芯电缆断接器120、122。 The cable connector assembly 102 includes a multi-core cable for power cable 110 and power cable 112 is electrically connected to the disconnector 120, 122. 在一示例性实施例中,各电力电缆110包括多根导线114,诸如火线、零线和地线。 In an exemplary embodiment, each of the power cable 110 includes a plurality of wires 114, such as a live, neutral and ground. 电力电缆11〇、112可以包括任意数目的导线114,并且不局限于如例示实施例中所示的3 线电力电缆。 11〇 power cable 112 may include any number of wires 114, and is not limited as described in Example 3 power cable line shown in the illustrated embodiment. 在所示的实施例中,一根电力电缆110联接到多芯电缆断接器120,而多根电力电缆112联接到多芯电缆断接器122。 In the illustrated embodiment, the power cable 110 coupled to a multi-core cable 120 is disconnected, and a plurality of power cable 112 coupled to the multi-core cable 122 is disconnected. 任意数目的电力电缆110、112可以联接到多芯电缆断接器120、122。 Any number of power cable 110, 112 may be coupled to a multi-core cable 120, 122 is disconnected. 多芯电缆断接器120、122用以拼接和/或共联各种的电力电缆110、112。 Multicore cable splice to disconnect 120, 122 and / or co-linked various power cables 110, 112. 在一示例性实施例中,多芯电缆断接器120、122是相同的,并且无极性的。 In an exemplary embodiment, the multi-core cable disconnection 120, 122 are identical, and nonpolar.

[0022]电气系统100可用在各种应用中。 [0022] The electrical system 100 may be used in a variety of applications. 例如,在一示例性实施例中,电气系统100是照明系统,下文中可以称为照明系统100。 For example, in an exemplary embodiment, the electrical system is an illumination system 100, the illumination system 100 may be referred to hereinafter. 照明系统100包括灯组件130,该灯组件130用作照明应用的部分。 The illumination system 100 includes a lamp assembly 130, the lamp assembly 130 as part of lighting applications. 例如,灯组件130可以是街道照明灯具或另一类型的照明灯具。 For example, the lamp assembly 130 may be another type of street lighting or lighting fixture. 电气系统100不局限于照明系统。 Electrical system 100 is not limited to the illumination system. 例如,电气系统100可以是HVAC单元,其中AC电力进入所述单元,并且可以由多芯电缆断接器120分流以使单元中的多个装置运行,诸如风扇、控制台、增湿器,等等。 For example, electrical system 100 may be an HVAC unit, wherein the AC power into the unit, and may be disconnected by a multi-core cable 120 is split so that the operation of a plurality of unit devices, such as a fan, console, humidifiers, etc. Wait. 电气系统可以是另一装置,诸如家用电器,其中AC电力进入家用电器(例如,洗衣机)且然后由多芯电缆断接器分流以对其它部件、诸如马达、控制台等等供电。 The electrical system may be another device, such as household appliances, wherein the AC power into the household appliance (e.g., a washing machine) and then broken by a multi-core cable connector for diversion to other components, such as a motor, so the console power supply.

[0023] 灯组件130可以包括一个或多个照明装置,诸如LED阵列1321ED阵列132由LED驱动器134控制。 [0023] The lamp assembly 130 may include one or more illumination devices, such as an LED array 1321ED array 132 is controlled by the LED driver 134. 在所示的实施例中,LED阵列132和LED驱动器134限定电气系统100的各种的电气部件106。 In the embodiment illustrated embodiment, LED array 132 and LED driver 134 106 defining the various electrical components of the electrical system 100. 电力电缆112电连接在多芯电缆断接器122和LED驱动器134之间。 Power cable 112 is electrically connected between the multi-core cable 122 and disconnect the LED driver 134. LED驱动器134可以包括电路板或其它部件。 The LED driver 134 may include a circuit board or other components. 可选地,LED阵列132和LED驱动器134可以是公共电路板的部分。 Alternatively, LED array 132 and LED driver 134 may be part of a common circuit board. 作为替代,其它的电缆或导线可以在LED驱动器134和LED阵列132之间延伸。 Alternatively, other cables or wires may extend between the LED driver 134 and the LED array 132.

[0024] 照明系统100可以由电源136供电。 100 may be powered by power source 136 [0024] an illumination system. 例如,电力电缆110可以电连接在电源136和多芯电缆断接器120之间。 For example, the power cable 110 may be electrically connected between the power source 136 and the multicore cable 120 is disconnected. 电源136可以是诸如来自断路器的交流电源。 Power source 136, such as may be derived from the AC power supply breaker. 电源136可以限定电气部件104之一。 136 power supply 104 may define one electrical component. 多芯电缆断接器120、122可以将来自电源136的电力接合到与多个LED驱动器134连接的多根电力线。 Power multi-core cable 120, 122 can disconnect from the power source 136 is joined to a plurality of power lines connected to the plurality of LED drivers 134.

[0025] 在替代实施例中,在照明系统100中可以提供其它的电气部件104、106。 [0025] In an alternative embodiment, the illumination system 100 may provide other electrical components 104, 106. 可选地,其它的电力电缆110可以电连接到多芯电缆断接器120。 Alternatively, other power cables 110 may be electrically connected to the multi-core cable 120 is disconnected. 例如,其它的电力电缆110可以从多芯电缆断接器120延伸到LED驱动器或另一电子部件。 For example, the other electrical cable 110 may extend from the multi-core cable disconnection to the LED driver 120 or another electronic component. 因而,多芯电缆断接器120可以作为接合器或猪尾管连接器工作。 Thus, the multi-core cable 120 may disconnect the adapter as a connector or pigtail work.

[0026]图2示出了照明系统100,示出多芯电缆断接器120、122被联接在一起。 [0026] FIG 2 illustrates an illumination system 100, a multi-core cable shown disconnectors 120, 122 are coupled together. 图3示出了照明系统1 〇〇,示出多芯电缆断接器120、122准备用于配合。 FIG 3 shows a lighting system 1 thousand and shows multi-core cable 120, 122 disconnect ready for mating. 多芯电缆断接器120、122联接在一起,以电连接电力电缆11〇、112,由此电连接电气部件104、106(见图1)。 Multi-core cable breakout 120, 122 are coupled together to electrically connect the power cable 11〇, 112, thereby electrically connecting electrical components 104, 106 (see FIG. 1).

[0027] 在一示例性实施例中,多芯电缆断接器120、122是无极性的,相对于彼此以180°定向用于与之联接。 [0027] In an exemplary embodiment, the multi-core cable 120, 122 is disconnected nonpolar, relative to one another with a 180 ° directional coupling. 在稍后描述中,关于多芯电缆断接器120或多芯电缆断接器122对部件或特征部进行说明,但是,这些部件或特征部可以是能应用于另一多芯电缆断接器120、122。 In later description, the components or features on 122 pairs of multi-core cable breakout portion 120, or multiple cable disconnection will now be described, however, these components or features may be applicable to other multi-core cable disconnector 120, 122.

[0028] 多芯电缆断接器120包括壳体140,壳体140具有可分离的配合端142,所述可分离的配合端142用于与配合连接器、诸如多芯电缆断接器122配合。 [0028] The multi-core cable 120 includes a disconnect housing 140, a housing 140 having a detachable mating end 142, the mating end 142 for mating separable connector, such as a multi-core cable 122 with the disconnector . 壳体140具有导线端接端144,所述导线端接端144构造成接收一根或多根电力电缆110的导线114。 Housing 140 having a wire terminating end 144, the wire terminating end 144 is configured to receiving one or more conductors 114 of the power cable. 端子150 (图3)被接收在壳体140中,并被壳体140保持。 Terminal 150 (FIG. 3) is received in the housing 140, the housing 140 and is held. 电力电缆110的导线114构造成电连接到端子15,诸如连接到导线端接端144处。 Power conductor 114 of the cable 110 is configured to be electrically connected to the terminals 15, such as wires connected to the terminating end 144. 端子150构造成电连接到多芯电缆断接器122的配合端子150。 Terminal 150 is configured to be electrically connected to the multi-core cable terminal 150 disconnect fitting 122. [0029] 在一示例性实施例中,多芯电缆断接器120包括闩锁152,闩锁152从壳体140在可分离的配合端142处或附近的第一端154延伸。 [0029] In an exemplary embodiment, the multi-core cable disconnector 120 includes a latch 152, the latch 152 extending from the mating end 142 of housing 140 at first end 154 or at the vicinity of the separable. 壳体140包括捕获部156,捕获部156从与第一端154相反的、在可分离的配合端142处附近的第二端158延伸。 Capturing section 140 includes a housing 156, a capture section 156 opposite the first end 154, extends from near the separable mating end 142 at the second end 158. 在所示的实施例中,第一端154限定多芯电缆断接器120的底端,第二端I58限定多芯电缆断接器120的顶端,同时第一端154限定第二多芯电缆断接器122的顶端,第二端158限定第二多芯电缆断接器122的底端。 In the embodiment shown, the first end 154 defining a multi-core cable disconnection bottom end 120, a second end defining a multi-core cable I58 disconnection of the tip 120, while a first end 154 defining a second multi-core cable disconnecting tip 122 and a second end 158 defining a bottom end of a second multicore cable 122 is disconnected. 可选地,R锁152可以包括闩锁释放器160,用于将闩锁152从多芯电缆断接器122的捕获部156释放。 Alternatively, R 152 may include a lock latch release 160, 156 for releasing the latch portion 152 from the captured multi-core cable 122 is disconnected. 闩锁152是可挠曲的,用于多芯电缆断接器120、122的释放和脱离。 The latch 152 is a flexible, multi-core cables for disconnection from the 120, 122 and release. 闩锁152可具有斜坡引入表面,用以引导闩锁152与另一多芯电缆断接器122的捕获部156配合。 The latch 152 may have incorporated ramp surface for guiding the latch 152 and disconnect another multi-core cable 122 captured portion 156 fit.

[0030] 可选地,多芯电缆断接器120可具有键合特征部162、164,用于多芯电缆断接器120 与多芯电缆断接器122的键配合。 [0030] Alternatively, the multi-core cable 120 may have a disconnect keying feature 162, 164, a multi-core cable 120 and disconnect multicore cable disconnection control key 122 mating. 例如,在所示的实施例中,键合特征部162是狭槽,而键合特征部164是构造成被接收在键合特征部162中的舌片或突起部。 For example, in the embodiment illustrated, wherein the bonding portion 162 is a slot, and wherein the bonding portion 164 is configured as a tongue or projecting portion is received in the bonded portion 162 of the feature. 在替代实施例中,可提供其它类型的键合特征部。 In alternative embodiments, it may provide other types of bonding features. 其它的多芯电缆断接器可具有在其它位置上的键合特征部,用于与相应的多芯电缆断接器键配合。 Other multi-core cable may disconnect portion having a keying feature at other positions for the respective multi-core cable disconnector mating key.

[0031]图4是根据一示例性实施例的多芯电缆断接器12〇的分解图。 [0031] FIG. 4 is an exploded view 12〇 disconnect multiple core cable according to an exemplary embodiment. 多芯电缆断接器i 20 包括保持端子150的壳体140。 Multi-core cable disconnector i 20 includes a housing 140 holding the terminal 150. 在一示例性实施例中,壳体140是多件式壳体,包括在可分离的配合端142处的前部壳体170,和在导线端接端144处的导线保持器172。 In an exemplary embodiment, the housing 140 is a multi-piece housing includes a front housing portion 142 separable mating end 170, and the retainer wire in the wire terminating end 144 172. 前部壳体170和导线保持器172是构造成联接在一起的单独的部件。 The front housing 170 and the wire retainer 172 is a separate member configured to be coupled together. 可选地,前部壳体170和导线保持器172可以是可以例如通过注塑成型模制的绝缘部件。 Alternatively, the front portion 170 of the housing 172 and the wire retainer may be molded by injection molding, for example, an insulating member.

[0032]前部壳体17〇具有接收相应的端子15〇的多个端子室W4。 [0032] The front housing 17〇 having a plurality of terminal receiving chambers of 15〇 W4 corresponding terminal. 端子室174可以在前部壳体170的后端处开放,并且端子150可以通过开放的后端装入到端子室174中。 Terminal chamber 174 can be opened at a rear end portion of the front housing 170, and terminal 150 can be loaded into the terminal chamber 174 through the open rear end. 分隔壁176将端子室174分离。 The dividing wall 176 separating chamber 174 terminals. 分隔壁176可以将端子150彼此电隔离。 Partition wall 176 may be electrically isolated from each terminal 150. 分隔壁176可以限定用于端子150的安装结构,用以将端子150安装并固定在前部壳体170中。 Partition wall 176 can define a mounting structure for a terminal 150 for mounting the terminal 150 and the housing 170 fixed to the front portion.

[0033]导线保持器I72包括可以联接到前郃壳体170的基部180。 [0033] I72 comprises a wire holder can be coupled to the base 170 of the housing 180 of the front-he. 导线保持器172包括从中延伸穿过的多个导线孔182。 Wire holder 172 comprises a plurality of wires extending therefrom through the apertures 182. 导线孔1犯构造成接收相应的导线114,并且可以在导线114伸入到导线孔182中时,将导线114引导成与相应的端子150电连接。 1 make the wire hole configured to receive a corresponding conductor 114, and may extend into the wire holes 182 in the wire 114, the guide wire 114 to be connected to a corresponding electrical terminal 150.

[0034] 端子150各自具有基部200、从基部200延伸的配合触头202,和从基部200延伸并与配合触头202相对的导线触头2〇4。 [0034] 150 each having a base terminal 200, mating contacts 200 extending from the base portion 202, and extending from the base portion 200 and the mating contact 202 opposite wire contact 2〇4. 在所示的实施例中,配合触头202在基部200前方大体水平延伸地定向。 In the illustrated embodiment, the mating contact 202 is oriented to extend substantially horizontally in front of the base 200. 配合触头202具有配合焊盘206,配合焊盘2〇6限定用于端子150的可分离的配合接口208,以用于与多芯电缆断接器122 (见图3)的相应的配合端子150配合。 Mating contact pad 202 has a mating fitting 206, with a detachable pad terminal 150 2〇6 defining an interface 208 for connection with a multi-core cable 122 off (see FIG. 3) of the respective mating terminal 150 fit. 配合触头2〇2包括弹簧臂210,用于在与第二多芯电缆断接器122的配合端子150配合时,支撑配合焊盘206并将配合焊盘206抵靠配合端子150弹性偏压。 2〇2 mating contact comprises a spring arm 210, a terminal 150 upon mating engagement with the second multi-core cable 122 is disconnected, the support pads 206 with pads 206 and fitting 150 is resiliently biased against the mating terminals . 弹簧臂210可以设置在配合触头2〇2的远端处。 Spring arm 210 may be disposed at the distal end of the mating contacts 2〇2. 可选地,配合焊盘206可以是大体平面的。 Alternatively, with the pad 206 may be substantially planar. 作为替代,配合焊盘206可以是弯曲的,或者是弓形的。 Alternatively, with the pad 206 may be curved or arcuate.

[0035]导线触头204具有用于与不同电力电缆110、112的多根导线114配合的多个导线接口212,使得多根导线114构造成端接到各端子150,并与各端子150共联。 [0035] The wire 204 has a plurality of contact wires and a plurality of different power cable conductors 110, 112, 114 of the mating interface 212 is configured such that a plurality of wires 114 to each terminal 150 to a terminal, and each terminal 150 total Union. 可选地,导线触头204可以包括一个或多个舌片214,各舌片214限定一个或多个导线接口212。 Alternatively, wire contact 204 may include one or more tongues 214, 214 each defining a tongue interface 212 or more wires. 可选地,舌片214可以沿不同方向弯曲。 Alternatively, the tongues 214 may be bent in different directions. 在所示的实施例中,导线触头204的舌片214竖直定向,并且构造成装入到相应的端子室174中用于与导线114配合。 In the illustrated embodiment, the wire 214 of the contact tab 204 is oriented vertically, and is configured to be loaded into the respective terminal chamber 174 for mating with the wire 114. 因而,端子150的导线触头204竖直布置, 并且在壳体140内堆叠。 Accordingly, the contact terminal 150 of the wire 204 is disposed vertically, and are stacked within the housing 140. 各端子150构造成与伸入到壳体140的导线端接端144中的各电力电缆110 (或112)中的不同的导线114电连接。 Each terminal 150 is configured to extend into the wire terminating end 144 of the housing 140 in each of the power cable 110 (or 112) different electrical lead 114 is connected. 导线接口212沿着导线触头204布置在不同的竖向高度处,用于电连接到不同的电力电缆110 (或112)中的不同的导线114。 Lead wire contact 204 along the interface 212 are arranged at different vertical heights, for electrical connection to a different power cable 110 (or 112) of different wire 114. 例如,导线接口212可以与沿着导线触头204处于不同的竖向高度处的相应的导线孔182对准。 For example, interface 212 may lead wire holes 204 in the respective different heights along the vertical and the wire contact 182 is aligned.

[0036] 在一示例性实施例中,多芯电缆断接器120包括构造成被接收在前部壳体170中的导线固位弹簧220。 [0036] In an exemplary embodiment, the multi-core cable 120 comprises a disconnector is configured to be received wire retention spring 220 in the front portion of the housing 170. 导线固位弹簧220关联于相应的端子150使用。 Wire retention spring 220 is associated with a respective terminal 150 to use. 导线固位弹簧220和端子150限定导线卡座,用于将相应的导线114捕集在多芯电缆断接器120中。 Wire retention spring 220 and the terminal 150 defines a guidewire cartridge, for collecting the corresponding conductor 114 in the Disconnect multi-core cable 120. 例如,导线114可以伸入到相应的导线孔182中,并被压迫或夹在导线固位弹簧220和相应的端子150之间,以在导线114和端子150之间形成电连接。 For example, conductor 114 may extend into the respective wire guide 182, and is sandwiched between the compression or retention spring wire 220 and the corresponding terminal 150, to form an electrical connection between the conductor 114 and the terminal 150 is connected.

[0037]在所示的实施例中,导线固位弹簧220是相对端子150的单独部件,并且包括基部222和一个或多个弹簧臂224。 [0037] In the embodiment illustrated, the wire retaining spring 220 is a separate member relative to the terminal 150, and includes a base 222 and one or more spring arms 224. 作为替代,导线固位弹簧220可以与端子150—体,诸如从端子150冲压和成形而制成。 Alternatively, terminal 220 may be a spring wire retention member 150, such as a terminal 150 is made from a stamped and formed. 在所示的实施例中,各导线固位弹簧220包括多个弹簧臂224,其中各弹簧臂224关联于相应的导线孔182并且构造成接收不同的导线114。 In the illustrated embodiment, each spring wire retainer 220 includes a plurality of spring arms 224, 224 wherein the respective spring arms associated with each of the wire apertures 182 and is configured to receive a different conductor 114. 作为替代,可以设置多个导线固位弹簧,并将其关联于各端子150,其中各导线固位弹簧包括有单个弹簧臂。 Alternatively, the spring retainer may be provided a plurality of wires, and associated with each of the terminals 150, wherein each electrical wire retention spring comprises a single spring arm. 将导线固位弹簧220设置成从端子150分离允许用与端子150相比较不同类型的材料制造导线固位弹簧220。 The wire retention spring 220 is provided to terminal 150 by comparing the different types of material separated from the terminal 150 allows the manufacture of spring wire retainer 220. 例如,端子150可以用具有良好导电性的特性的材料制成,诸如铜,而导线固位弹簧220可以用具有良好的机械完整性或弹性力的特性的材料制成,诸如不锈钢。 For example, terminal 150 may be a material having good electrical conductivity properties is made, such as copper, and wire retaining spring 220 may be made of a material having good mechanical integrity or strength of the elastic properties, such as stainless steel. 弹簧臂224包括用以压迫导线114并将导线114保持在多芯电缆断接器120中的边缘226。 Compression spring arm 224 includes a wire 114 and to conductor 114 held in the multi-core cable 120 is disconnected edge 226. 在弹簧臂224的边缘226和导线触头204的导线接口212之间可以限定导线卡座。 Between the edge of the spring arm 224 contacts the wire 226 and the wire 204 define the interface 212 may lead cartridge.

[0038]另外返回参考图3,壳体140在可分离的配合端142处包括有多个的触头保持器240 和关联于相应的触头保持器240的多个的防护罩242。 [0038] Further Referring back to FIG. 3, the housing 140 includes a mating end 142 with a plurality of separable contacts and the associated holder 240 holding a plurality of shield 240 to the respective contacts 242. 触头保持器240和防护罩242限定多芯电缆断接器120的无极性的配合接口。 The contact holder 240 and shield 242 defines a multi-core cable disconnector nonpolar mating interface 120. 防护罩242覆盖触头保持器240。 Protective cover 242 covers the contact holder 240. 触头保持器240保持相应的端子150的配合触头202,使得配合焊盘206沿着触头保持架240的一部分暴露,用于与第二多芯电缆断接器122的配合端子150配合。 Contact holder 240 holding the corresponding mating contacts 202 of the terminal 150, so that the contact with the pad portion 206 remains along the frame 240 is exposed, and a second multi-core cable to disconnect fitting 150 with the terminal 122.

[0039] 触头保持器240各自具有前端244,从前端244向后延伸的侧边2妨、248,从前端244 在侧边246、248之间向后延伸的外端250,以及与外端25〇相反的内端252。 [0039] each contact holder 240 has a front 244, sides 244 extending rearwardly from the front end 2 harm, 248, 244 from the front end of the rearwardly extending between the outer sides 246, 248 250, and the outer end of the end 25〇 opposite inner end 252. 内端252面向相应的防护罩242。 Facing the respective inner end 252 of the shroud 242. 内端252可具有开口,并且配合焊盘206可以在内端252上的开口中暴露。 The inner end 252 may have an opening, and the mating pads 206 may be on the inner end of the opening 252 is exposed. 在相邻的触头保持器240之间可以设有间隙254。 Between adjacent contact holder 240 may be provided with a gap 254. 侧边246、248隔着间隙254面向彼此。 254 sides 246, 248 face each other across a gap.

[0040] 防护罩242具有多个壁,所述多个壁限定凹穴260。 [0040] The shield 242 has a plurality of walls, said walls defining a plurality of recesses 260. 凹穴260被定尺寸、被成形和被设置成在多芯电缆断接器120、122联接在一起时,接收第二多芯电缆断接器I22的触头保持器240。 Pocket 260 is sized, shaped, and are arranged in a multi-core cable breakout 120, 122 are coupled together to receive the second multi-core cable disconnector contact holder 240 I22. 例如,凹穴260可具有比触头保持器240的体积(例如,高度、长度、宽度)略大的体积。 For example, the pocket 260 may have a volume slightly larger volume (e.g., height, length and width) than the contact holder 240. 凹穴260由从防护罩242的前端264向后延伸的侧壁262限定。 Pocket 260 is defined by sidewalls 262 extending from the front end of the shield 264 242 rearwardly. 防护罩242具有在侧壁262之间延伸的外端266,外端266与触头保持器240相对。 An outer protective cover 242 has an end 262 extending between the sidewalls 266, the outer end of the retainer 266 opposite the contact 240. 防护罩242沿着内端开放,以暴露配合触头202。 Along the inner shroud open end 242, 202 to expose the mating contacts. 在一示例性实施例中,侧壁262与间隙254对准,并且触头保持器240与凹穴260对准。 In an exemplary embodiment, side walls 262,254 are aligned with the gap, and the contact holder 240 is aligned with the recess 260. 例如,在所示的实施例中,触头保持器240低于相应的防护罩242的凹穴260布置。 For example, in the embodiment shown, the contact holder 240 below the respective cavity 260 disposed shroud 242.

[0041] 第二多芯电缆断接器122反转180°,以使第二多芯电缆断接器122的触头保持器240定位在防护罩242和相应的凹穴260上方。 [0041] The second multi-core cable 122 is disconnected reversed 180 °, so that the second multi-core cable disconnection contact holder 122 in the shield 240 is positioned above the corresponding recesses 242 and 260. 当第二多芯电缆断接器122联接到第一多芯电缆断接器120时,防护罩242的凹穴260接收相应的触头保持器240,并且端子150的配合触头202电连接在一起。 When the second multi-core cable 122 coupled to disconnect the first multi-core cable disconnectors 120, 242 of the shield 260 receives a respective pocket contact holder 240, and the mating contact 202 is electrically connected to the terminal 150 together.

[0042]多芯电缆断接器120、122具有由触头保持器240和防护罩242限定的无极性的配合接口。 [0042] The multi-core cable 120, 122 has a disconnection holder 240 and shield contact 242 defined by the mating interface of the nonpolar. 可选地,在前端244、264处的触头保持器240和防护罩242可以被倒角或具有引入表面,用于引导多芯电缆断接器120、122的配合。 Alternatively, the distal end 244,264 of the contact holder 240 and shield 242 can be introduced into mating chamfered or having a surface for guiding the multi-core cable 120, 122 is disconnected. 在防护罩242和触头保持器240上分别设有键合特征部162、164。 The hood and the contact holder 242 are respectively provided with a keying feature 162 on the portion 240.

[0043]图5是电缆连接器组件102的一部分的横截面图,示出了多芯电缆断接器120、122 被联接在一起。 [0043] FIG. 5 is a cross-sectional view of a portion of the cable connector assembly 102, illustrating a multi-core cable breakout 120, 122 are coupled together. 端子150被接收在相应的端子室174中。 Terminal 150 are received in the respective terminal chamber 174. 端子室174至少部分地延伸穿过触头保持器240,并且配合触头202在端子室174的前端处暴露。 Terminal chamber 174 at least partially extends through the contact holder 240, and the mating contacts 202 exposed at the front end 174 of the terminal chamber. 触头保持器240的前端在配合触头202的前方布置。 The front end of contact holder 240 is disposed in front of the mating contacts 202.

[0044]配合触头202的弹簧臂210接合触头保持器240,以将配合焊盘206向外朝向彼此弹性偏压,从而将多芯电缆断接器120、122的端子150弹性偏压成彼此电接合。 [0044] The mating contacts 210 engage the arm 202 of the spring contact holder 240 to the pad 206 with outwardly resiliently biased toward each other, so that the multi-core cable disconnection terminals 120, 122 biased elastically 150 electrically engage each other. 可选地,弹簧臂210可以在配合时被至少部分地压缩或偏转,以确保将配合焊盘206抵靠彼此弹性偏压。 Alternatively, the spring arm 210 may be at least partially compressed or deflected upon mating, cooperate to ensure that the pad 206 against the resilient bias to each other. [0045]图6是处于组装状态的多芯电缆断接器120的后透视图。 Multi-core cable [0045] FIG 6 is an assembled state a perspective view of the disconnector 120. 导线保持器172联接到前部壳体170,并且导线孔182构造成接收相应的导线114 (见图2)。 The wire-holder 172 is coupled to the front housing portion 170, and the wire hole 182 configured to receive a corresponding conductor 114 (see FIG. 2). 在所示的实施例中,导线孔I82成行成列地布置。 In the embodiment shown, the wire guide I82 arranged in rows and columns. 每一行的导线孔182构造成接收相应的电力电缆110 (或112)的导线114。 Wire holes 182 of each row conductor 114 is configured to receive a respective power cable 110 (or 112). 可选地,导线孔182可以彩色编码,以指示哪个导线114应插入到哪个导线孔182。 Alternatively, the wire hole 182 may be color coded to indicate which wires 114 should be inserted into the hole 182 which leads. 例如, 每一行中的左导线孔182可以构造成接收零线,而每一行中的中间的导线孔182可以构造成接收地线,并且每一行中的右导线孔182可以构造成接收火线或电源线。 For example, the left wire holes 182 in each row can be configured to receive the zero line, while the middle of each row wire holes 182 may be configured to receive a ground line, and the right wire holes 182 of each row can be configured to receive power or FireWire line. 每一列中的导线孔182均构造成接收相同类型的导线,使得相同类型的导线各自共联到相同的端子150。 Wire holes 182 in each column are configured to receive the same types of wires, so that the same types of wires were each linked to the same terminal 150. 例如, 全部的地线均共联到相同的端子,全部的零线均共联到相同的端子,并且全部的火线共联相同的端子。 For example, all of the co-ground are linked to the same terminal, all the zero line are linked to the same common terminal, and all with the same co-firing line terminal. 取决于多芯电缆断接器用以电共联至的电力电缆的数目,可以设置任意数目的行的导线孔182。 Depending on the number of multi-core power cable is a cable for electrically disconnected to the common joint, the wire may be provided any number of rows of apertures 182. 在所示的实施例中,多芯电缆断接器12〇用以共联多达三个电力电缆。 In the embodiment shown, the multi-core cable disconnector 12〇 linked up to a total of three power cable. [0046]在一示例性实施例中,导线114能够从多芯电缆断接器120释放,以对所述多芯电缆断接器12〇返工或重新布线。 [0046] In an exemplary embodiment, the wire 114 can be released from the multi-core cable 120 is disconnected to disconnect the multi-core cable pair 12〇 rework or rewiring. 在一示例性实施例中,导线保持器172包括导线释放狭槽270,导线释放狭槽270可以接收工具以将导线114从导线孔182和多芯电缆断接器120内的导线卡座释放。 In an exemplary embodiment, the wire holder 172 includes a wire slot 270 is released, wire 270 may receive a release tool slot to release the wire from the wire cartridge 114 within bore 182 and wire disconnection multi-core cable 120. 可选地,各导线114可以分别释放,且因而,在一些导线被释放以返工或重新接线时,其它导线114可以不被释放。 Alternatively, the conductors 114 may be released, respectively, and thus, the wire is released in some rework or re-wiring, the other conductor 114 may not be released.

[0047]图7-9是多芯电缆断接器120的一部分的局部横截面图。 [0047] FIG. 7-9 is a partial cross-sectional view of a portion of the multi-core cable 120 is disconnected. 图7示出了伸入到多芯电缆断接器12〇中的导线114。 Figure 7 shows a multi-core cable extending into disconnector 12〇 the conductor 114. 图8示出了端接到多芯电缆断接器12〇的导线114。 Figure 8 shows a multi-core cable terminated to the wire 12〇 disconnector 114. 图9示出了导线114从多芯电缆断接器120释放。 Figure 9 illustrates the release wire 120 114 disconnect from the multi-core cable.

[0048]通过剥离导线114的护套28〇的端部并去除导线114的护套280的一部分,以暴露出导线114的导体282,将导线114准备用于连接到多芯电缆断接器12〇。 [0048] by stripping the wire ends 114 of the sheath 28〇 removing a portion of the sheath wire 114 and 280, the wire 114 to expose the conductors 282, the conductor 114 is ready for connection to a multi-core cable disconnector 12 billion. 导体282可以是实心导体,或可以是多股导体。 Conductor 282 can be a solid conductor, or may be a multi-strand conductors. 导线孔182的大小设置成接收导体282,并且可以大小设置成接收护套28〇。 Size wire holes 182 provided to receive a conductor 282, and may be sized to receive a sheath 28〇. 导线孔182可以包括用于将导线114引导到多芯电缆断接器120中的导线引导部290。 Wire hole 182 may include a guide wire 114 into the wire guide section 290 multi-core cable 120 disconnector. [0049]导线114被装入到导线孔182 (图7)中,使得导体282伸入到限定在导线固位弹簧220和导线触头204之间的导线卡座2吧内。 [0049] The wires 114 are loaded into the wire holes 182 (FIG. 7), so that the conductor wire 282 projecting into the cartridge defined between the wire 220 and the retention spring 204 of wire contact 2 bar. 导线固位弹簧220被保持在前部壳体170中,诸如在狭槽294中,并且弹簧臂224朝向导线触头204的导线接口212延伸。 Wire retention spring 220 is held in the front housing portion 170, such as slot 294, the spring arms 224 and 204 extending wire interface 212 toward the contact conductor. 当导线114伸入到导线卡座292中时,(图8)弹簧臂210可以至少部分地背离导线触头204偏转。 When the wire 114 projecting into the cartridge when the wire 292 (FIG. 8) of the spring arm 210 may be at least partially deflected away from the wire contact 204. 弹簧臂224的边缘226接合并压靠导体282,以将导线114保持在多芯电缆断接器120中。 Edge 224 of spring arms 226 engage and press against the conductor 282 to conductor 114 held in the multi-core cable 120 is disconnected. 导体282被弹簧臂210 压靠于导线触头204的导线接口212,以在导体282和端子150之间形成电连接。 Conductor 282 is pressed against the arm 210 of the spring wire contact interface 212 of the wire 204 to form an electrical connection between the conductor 282 and the terminal 150 are connected.

[0050] 通过将弹簧臂210从导体282释放,可以将导线114从多芯电缆断接器120释放(图9)。 [0050] By the spring arms are released from conductors 210,282, 114 can disconnect the wire 120 is released (FIG. 9) from the multi-core cable. 工具296被用以释放弹簧臂210。 Tool 296 is used to release the spring arm 210. 工具296穿过导线释放狭槽270装入,并接合弹簧臂210 以迫使弹簧臂210远离导体282。 Release tool 296 through the wire slot 270 is loaded, and the arm 210 engages the spring arm 210 to urge spring 282 away from the conductor. 在一示例性实施例中,前部壳体170包括邻近弹簧臂210的过应力特征部298,用以限制弹簧臂210的释放且由此防止弹簧臂210的过应力(例如,塑性变形)。 In an exemplary embodiment, the overstress feature 170 includes a spring arm 210 adjacent to the front portion of the housing 298, to limit the release of the spring arm 210 and thus prevents overstressing of the spring arm 210 (e.g., plastically deformed). 在从多芯电缆断接器120移去导线114之后,弹簧臂210可被释放并返回到正常位置(见图7)。 After the disconnector 120 is removed from the multi-core cable conductor 114, the spring arm 210 can be released and returned to the normal position (see FIG. 7).

[0051]图10示出了根据示例性实施例形成的电气系统300,示出其部件准备用于配合。 [0051] FIG. 10 shows an electrical system 300 formed in accordance with an exemplary embodiment, which is shown ready for mating member. 图11示出了部件被配合的电气系统300。 FIG 11 shows the components of an electrical system 300 is fitted. 电气系统300包括安装到机架306内的电路板304上的电连接器302。 The electrical system 300 includes an electrical connector 302 mounted on the circuit board within the rack 306,304. 电路板304可以是LED驱动器或另一电子部件。 304 may be a circuit board or another electronic LED driver components. 多芯电缆断接器120构造成电连接到电连接器302。 Multi-core cable 120 is configured to disconnect electrically connected to the electrical connector 302. 电连接器302包括与多芯电缆断接器122类似的配合接口,包括触头保持器308和防护罩310。 The electrical connector 302 includes a multi-core cable 122 similar to disconnect the mating interface, comprising a contact holder 308 and shield 310. 电连接器302包括构造成电连接到电路板304的端子(未示出),例如通过焊接工艺、通孔安装工艺,或通过其它工艺电连接。 The electrical connector 302 comprises a terminal configured to be electrically connected to the circuit board 304 (not shown), for example by a welding process, through-hole mounting technology, or electrically connected by other processes. 电力可以通过电力电缆11〇供给到电连接器302。 Power may be supplied to the electrical connector 302 via a power cable 11〇. 其它的电力电缆可以从多芯电缆断接器12〇延伸到其它部件,诸如其它的LED 驱动器。 Other power cable may extend from the multi-core cable disconnector 12〇 to other components, such as other LED driver. 在其它实施例中,电力可以通过电连接器302从电路板供给到多芯电缆断接器120。 In other embodiments, the electrical power may be supplied through the connector 302 from the circuit board to a multi-core cable 120 is disconnected.

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1. 多芯电缆断接器(120),包括: 壳体(140),所述壳体(140)具有配合端(142)和导线端接端(144),所述配合端(142)用于与配合连接器(122)配合,所述导线端接端(144)构造成接收电力电缆(110)的导线(114),所述壳体具有多个端子室(174); 端子(150),所述端子(150)被接收在相应的端子室中,所述端子各自具有基部(200)、 从所述基部延伸的配合触头(2〇2)以及从所述基部延伸的导线触头(204),所述配合触头具有配合焊盘(206),所述配合焊盘(2〇6)限定所述端子的可分离的配合接口(208),所述配合接口(208)用于与所述配合连接器的相应的配合端子配合,所述导线触头具有用于与多个导线配合的多个导线接口(212),使得多个导线构造成端接到各'子并且与各'子共联;和导线固位弹簧(220),所述导线固位弹簧(220)被接收在所述壳体中,各导线固位弹簧具有至少一 1. The multi-core cable disconnection (120), comprising: a housing (140), said housing (140) having a mating end (142) and a wire terminating end (144), the mating end (142) with in with a mating connector (122), the wire terminating end (144) is configured such that the wire (114) receiving a power cable (110), said housing having a plurality of terminal chambers (174); a terminal (150) the terminal (150) is received in the corresponding terminal chambers, each said terminal having a base portion (200), from the mating contacts (2〇2) extending from the base and the wires of the contacts extending from said base portion (204), said mating contacts having mating pad (206), said mating pad (2〇6) defining said terminal separable mating interface (208), said mating interface (208) for with the corresponding mating terminal fitting of the mating connector, a plurality of wires having a wire contact interfaces (212) for mating with a plurality of wires, so that a plurality of wires each configured to end 'and the respective sub- 'sub common linking; and a wire retention spring (220), the wire retention spring (220) is received in said housing, each conductor having at least one retaining spring 弹簧臂(224),所述至少一个弹簧臂(224)与相应的导线触头限定导线卡座(292),所述弹簧臂能够释放以将所述导线从所述壳体释放。 Spring arm (224), said at least one spring arm (224) defining with the respective conductor wire contact deck (292), the spring arm can be released to release the wire from the housing. ,
2. 根据权利要求1所述的多芯电缆断接器(12〇),其中所述端子(150)接通电力,并将电力分配给多个电力电缆(110)。 The multi-core cable according to claim 1 disconnector (12〇), wherein said terminal (150) is turned on electricity and the power distribution to a plurality of power cables (110).
3. 根据权利要求1所述的多芯电缆断接器(120),其中所述壳体(140)的可分离的配合端(142)是无极性的,并且构造成与限定所述配合连接器(122)的、第二多芯电缆断接器(122)的相同的第二壳体(140)配合。 The multi-core cable disconnection (120) according to claim 1, wherein the separable mating end of the housing (140) (142) are nonpolar, and configured to mate with the connector defining (122), the same second housing second multi-core cable disconnection (122) (140) complexes. ,
4. 根据权利要求1所述的多芯电缆断接器(12〇),其中所述导线端接端(144)包括构造成接收相应的导线(114)的多个导线孔(I82),所述导线卡座(292)与相应的导线孔对准以接收所述导线。 The multi-core cable disconnector (12〇) according to claim 1, wherein said wire terminating end (144) configured to receive a respective comprises a wire (114) a plurality of wire holes (I82), the said wire cartridge (292) is aligned with a corresponding aperture to receive the lead wire.
5. 根据权利要求4所述的多芯电缆断接器(120),还包括导线释放狭槽(27〇),所述导线释放狭槽(270)关联于相应的导线孔(1S2),以将所述导线(114)从所述导线卡座(292)释放。 The multi-core cable disconnection (120) of claim 4, further comprising a release wire slot (27〇), said release wire slot (270) associated with a respective wire hole (1S2), to the wire (114) is released from the wire cartridge (292). _ _
6. 根据权利要求1所述的多芯电缆断接器(120),其中所述壳体(140)包括在可分尚的所述配合端(142)上的前部壳体(170)和在所述导线端接端(144)上的导线保持器(172),所述导线保持器联接到所述前部壳体,所述前部壳体保持所述端子(15〇),所述导线保持器具有导线孔(182),当所述导线伸入到所述导线孔中时,所述导线孔(182)将所述导线(114)引导成与所述导线触头(204)电连接。 The multi-core cable disconnection (120) according to claim 1, wherein said housing (140) includes a front housing portion (170) on the mating end is still separable (142) and on the wire terminating end (144) of the wire holder (172), the wire holder coupled to the front housing, the front housing portion holding said terminals (15〇), the the wire-holder with a wire hole (182), when said lead wires extending into said hole, said wire hole (182) of said wire (114) into the guide (204) electrically contacts the wire connection. ,
7.根据权利要求1所述的多芯电缆断接器(12〇),其中所述端子(150)沿竖向布置并且被堆叠在所述壳体(140)内,各端子与伸入到所述壳体的导线端接端(144)中的各电力电缆(110)的不同导线(114)电连接,所述导线接口(212)沿着所述导线触头(204)布置在不同的竖向高度上,以用于电连接到不同的电力电缆的不同导线。 The multi-core cable disconnector (12〇) according to claim 1, wherein said terminal (150) are arranged and stacked vertically within the housing (140), and projects into each terminal each power cable (110) of the wire terminating end of the housing (144) different conductors (114) electrically connected to a wire interface (212) along the wire contact (204) arranged in different the vertical height to different wires for electrical connection to a different power cable.
8. 根据权利要求1所述的多芯电缆断接器(12〇),其中各端子(15〇)构造成电共联来自至少三个不同的电力电缆(110)的导线(114)。 8. The multi-core cable according to claim 1, said disconnector (12〇), wherein each terminal (15〇) configured to be electrically common with the at least three wires from different electrical cable (110) (114). ,
9. 根据权利要求1所述的多芯电缆断接器(120),其中所述导线固位弹簧(220)的弹簧臂(224)能够朝向和远离相应的导线触头(2〇4)挠曲,所述弹簧臂各自具有构造成捕获在相应的导线接口(212)处的导线(114)的边缘(226)。 9. wherein said wire retention spring (220) spring arms (224) movable toward and away from the respective wire contact (2〇4) a flexible multi-core cable disconnection (120) according to claim 1, Qu, said spring arms each having an edge configured to capture the wire (114) at (212) respective wire interface (226).
10. 根据权利要求1所述的多芯电缆断接器(120),其中所述壳体(140)在可分离的所述配合端(142)处包括多个触头保持器(24〇)和多个关联于相应的触头保持器的防护罩(242),所述防护罩(242)覆盖这些触头保持器,所述触头保持器保持相应的端子(150)的配合触头(202),所述配合触头的配合焊盘(206)沿着所述触头保持器暴露以用于与所述配合连接器的配合端子配合。 10. A multi-core cable according to claim 1, said disconnector (120), wherein said housing (140) of said separable mating end (142) comprises a plurality of contacts at a holder (24〇) and a plurality of holders associated to a respective shield contacts (242), the shield (242) covering the contact holder, the holder holding the contact corresponding mating terminal contacts (150) ( 202), mating the mating contact pad (206) exposed to a holder for mating with a mating terminal of the mating connector along the contact. _ > _>
11. 根据权利要求1所述的多芯电缆断接器(120),其中所述壳体包括在可分离的所述配合端处或附近从第一端延伸的闩锁,并且所述壳体包括在可分离的所述配合端处或附近从与所述第一端相反的第二端延伸的捕获部。 Claim 11. The multi-core cable disconnection (120) of claim 1, wherein said housing comprises separable mating latching or near the end extending from the first end, and the housing It comprises separable mating or near the end opposite to the first end from the second end portion extending capture. _ % _%
12. 根据权利要求1所述的多芯电缆断接器(120),其中所述壳体的可分离的配合端包括无极性的键合特征部。 12. nonpolar bonding features multi-core cable according to claim 1 disconnector (120), wherein the separable mating end of the housing, including the claims. _ _
13. 根据权利要求1所述的多芯电缆断接器(120),其中各导线固位弹簧包括与所述多个导线接口相对应的多个弹簧臂。 A plurality of spring arms 13 and the plurality of wires corresponding to the interfaces multiple core cable according to claim 1, disconnect (120), wherein each spring comprises a wire retention claims. _ ^ _ ^
14. 根据权利要求1所述的多芯电缆断接器(120),其中所述导线固位弹簧与所述相应的端子成一体。 Multi-core cable 14. The disconnector according to claim 1 (120), wherein said wire retention spring and the integral corresponding terminal. + 、 ,乂 +, Qe
15. 根据权利要求1所述的多芯电缆断接器(120),其中所述壳体包括过应力特征部,所述过应力特征部邻近所述弹簧臂,用以限制所述弹簧臂的释放。 15. The multi-core cable according to claim 1 disconnector (120), wherein said housing comprises overstress feature, wherein said overstress portion adjacent said spring arm, said spring arm for limiting freed.
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